GCSE English Language

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The Eduqas English Language GCSE provides the opportunity for flexible teaching
approaches, with a specification designed to be highly accessible, broad and interesting.

With a wide range of set texts, learners develop their ability to read critically, write
effectively and coherently, use grammar correctly and expand their vocabulary.
Assessment for GCSE English Language consists of two written examinations, within which spelling, punctuation and grammar make up 20%. Speaking skills are also assessed, but do not contribute to the overall grade.

We offer a wide range of English Language revision tools and digital resources for both learners and teachers, including GCSE English Language past papers, knowledge organisers, exam walk throughs and professional learning events. To learn more, view the menu above or download a copy of our English Language Resource Guide below.

English Language Resource Guide - This booklet provides an overview of the support, guidance and resources available to those teaching the Eduqas GCSE English Language specification.

Why choose Eduqas?

  • Co-teachability across GCSE English Language and GCSE English Literature with supporting co-teachability resource.

  • Our 'long tariff' questions are worth 10 marks, making time management more straightforward.

  • Students are given a range of choices for creative prose writing.

  • Our non-fiction writing tasks have realistic contexts that students can relate to.

  • Marked exemplar available from our Online Exam Review website.
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Unlock your learners’ potential with an impressive range of FREE digital resources, teaching tools and materials.


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WJEC Eduqas GCSE English Language Student's Book 9781471831850 Paula Adair, Jane Sheldon, Jamie Rees
WJEC Eduqas GCSE English Language: Student Book 1: Developing the skills for Component 1 and Component 2 978-0-19-833282-4 Michelle Doran, Natalie Simpson, Julie Swain, Barry Childs





WJEC Eduqas GCSE English Language Teacher's Book 9781471831874 Paula Adair, Jane Sheldon, Jamie Rees
WJEC Eduqas GCSE English Language Teaching & Learning Resources 9781471833908 Paula Adair, Jane Sheldon, Jamie Rees
WJEC Eduqas GCSE English Language Whiteboard eTextbook 9781471833496 Paula Adair, Jane Sheldon, Jamie Rees
WJEC Eduqas GCSE English Language Student eTextbook 9781471833502 Paula Adair, Jane Sheldon, Jamie Rees
WJEC Eduqas GCSE English Language and English Literature: Teacher Companion 978-0-19-833285-5 Michelle Doran,  Natalie Simpson, Julie Swain,Barry Childs
WJEC Eduqas GCSE English Language: Student Book 2: Assessment preparation for Component 1 and Component 2 978-0-19-833283-1 Michelle Doran, Natalie Simpson, Julie Swain

Access a collection of interactive units that bring together a number of elements including general data, exam questions, their marking schemes and examiner comments, which will lead you through a review of exam questions.


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GCSE English Language - Component 3









Developing English Language


Webinar: Teaching the novel and unseen prose


Webinar: Teaching grammar


Webinar: Cognitive acceleration


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